What’s an ip camera???

I ran a scan from the fing app it detected an ip camera. What in gods name is that??? Got me extremely paranoid

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  • Robin_Ex_Fing
    Robin_Ex_Fing Member Posts: 5,293
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    Danny907_ said:

    I ran a scan from the fing app it detected an ip camera. What in gods name is that??? Got me extremely paranoid

    Can you share the screenshot of this device so we can guide you? Thanks
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  • pwmeek
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    An IP (Internet Protocol) camera is one that resides on a network (ethernet or WiFi) and has an IP address. If it's not yours and hooked to a wired ethernet network that you own, it is probably a WiFi camera that has purposely or inadvertently connected to your own WiFi network.

    (There is also a distinct possibility that it isn't a camera at all, but that its MAC address has been improperly identified as a camera. I have something on my own network which identifies as an Amazon Firestick but that I've never been able to track down. I really don't worry about it much.)
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